Daily Current Affairs Quiz : March 28, 2023
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1. Where is the Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron based at?
Correct Answer: B [Kochi]
Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron (1TS), which is based in Kochi, is part of the Southern Naval Command, the Indian Navy’s Training Command.
The ships of the First Training Squadron namely INS Tir and ICGS Sarathi, visited Port Antiromantic, Madagascar from March 20 to 23 this year.
2. Lord Basaveshwara is a 12th century philosopher, associated with which state?
[C] Andhra Pradesh
Correct Answer: B [Karnataka]
Lord Basaveshwara is a 12th century Indian statesman, poet, Lingayat social reformer and a philosopher in the Shiva-focussed bhakti movement.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently unveiled the statues of Lord Basaveshwara and Nadaprabhu Kempegowda at the premises of the Karnataka State Assembly in Bengaluru.
3. Which Union Ministry launched the ‘National Action Plan to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation Through Forestry Interventions’?
[A] Ministry of Power
[B] Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
[C] Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
[D] Ministry of Coal
Correct Answer: C [Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change]
Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change- Bhupender Yadav inaugurated the Aravalli Green Wall Project.
It involves the greening of 5 km buffer area around the Aravalli Hill Range in four states. At the event, he unveiled the National Action Plan to Combat Desertification and Land Degradation Through Forestry Interventions.
4. BARC B1201, India’s first Bauxite Certified Reference Material (CRM) was developed BARC and which institution?
Correct Answer: B [NALCO]
In a collaboration with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), NALCO has developed a bauxite-certified reference material (CRM) named BARC B1201.
This is the first-of-its-kind CRM in India and the fifth in the world. The National Centre for Compositional Characterisation of Materials (NCCCM) of BARC has helped NALCO develop the material.
5. Hopi which was seen in the news, is an ethnic group of people living in which country?
Correct Answer: B [USA]
Hopi are a Native American ethnic group who primarily live on the Hopi Reservation in north-eastern Arizona, United States.
The Water and Heritage Shield was conferred recently by the International Committee On Monuments and Sites International Science Committee to Black Mesa Trust (BMT) – a Hopi grassroots organization.
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